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5-48.

For the line passing through the points $(−2,1)$ and $(2,−11)$:

1. Calculate the slope of the line.

$−3$

2. Find an equation of the line.

Use the slope and one of the $(x,y)$ points you are given to solve for '$b$' in the equation $y=mx+b$.

$y=−3x−5$